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Forthcoming Agricultural Economics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency...

    To Be Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and nutrient-retention properties...

    To Be Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Agricultural Policy in the United States

    Evolution and Economics

    By James L. Novak, James Pease, Larry Sanders

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Agricultural Policy in the U.S.: Evolution and Economics traces the foundation of U.S. agricultural policy from its colonial roots to the present, using economic concepts to analyze and interpret political and economic consequences. Ancient Roman food and agricultural reform, English Corn Law and...

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Economic and Financial Appraisal Using Spreadsheets

    By Harry Campbell, Richard P.C. Brown

    A social cost-benefit analysis of a proposed publicly funded project, or public policy change, may be commissioned by a municipal, state or federal government, by a government aid agency, or by an international. Proponents of a private project which has significant social impacts may also...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Community Seed Banks

    Origins, Evolution and Prospects

    Edited by Ronnie Vernooy, Pitambar Shrestha, Bhuwon Sthapit, Gea Galluzzi

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Community seed banks first appeared toward the end of the 1980s, established with the support of international and national non-governmental organizations. This book is the first to provide a global review of their development and includes a wide range of case studies. Countries that...

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Biochar in European Soils and Agriculture

    Science and Practice

    Edited by Simon Shackley, Greet Ruysschaert, Kor Zwart, Bruno Glaser

    Aimed mainly at a professional audience, this book is intended to provide a user-friendly handbook on biochar. It de-mystifies the scientific, engineering and managerial issues surrounding biochar and makes the whole topic more understandable and approachable to potential users. These include...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrients and Water Reuse

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge